- In additional to its own physical collection of resources, the university library provides internet access as an electronic resource to be used solely as a source of information for individual educational and research purposes. Students are expected to use these resources in a responsible manner, and must adhere to their usage regulations.
- Due to its nature as a global diverse network the library does not screen material and is not responsible for the information obtained by students through the Internet with regard to accuracy, comprehensiveness, or credibility of content. Therefore, students might be exposed to material that may be considered controversial, inappropriate or offensive.
- The library reserves the right to impose time limits on the use of library computers.
- The library is not responsible for any damage, direct or indirect, arising from the students' use of its Internet services.
Guidelines for Access and Use:
The following actions are considered a violation of the library's guidelines for access and use of the library's computer system and Internet resources:
- Violating copyrights and licensing agreements or library policies for any purposes
- Destroying or damaging library property and equipment as well as tampering or altering any software system or hardware configurations
- Interference with the privacy of other library users in a manner considered offensive or threatening, including accessing others people’s personal accounts, private files, or e-mails, without the owner's authorization
- Using the library resources for commercial benefit or transmitting content to anyone who has no relationship with the university
- Misusing library facilities and resources for interference with other network systems, including hacking, uploading or downloading files, software, databases, to library computers or networks, spamming, the spreading of computer viruses, excessive overuse of time limits or printing resources, or disrupting the system security measures
Violations of the Guidelines:
- Any violation of the terms of this policy may result in loss of library privileges.
- The library reserves the right to penalize users who repeat any violation of these guidelines after a previous warning by:
- Giving the user a preliminary warning
- Monitoring or terminating the user’s network connections without prior notice
- Prohibiting the user from future access to or use of the library’s computer system and services
Admission and Access Policy
The University Library is primarily a location for study and research. Therefore, it is important that the library establishes and maintains an atmosphere that allows all users to access the resources to study, read, and concentrate without any undue difficulty, noise, or distraction. To do so, the rules of appropriate library conduct must be observed by all library users at all times.
University students, faculty, and any staff, with a valid Future University in Egypt ID card, may use the library during working hours.
Visitors and alumni may access the library as long as they provide an alumni card or photographic identification upon request, sign an entrance log, if requested to do so, and abide by the library code of conduct. All Future University alumni receive their alumni card upon graduation. Alumni may use the computer for up to three hours a day and a maximum of fifteen hours a week. Persons with no photographic ID will be refused admittance.
- locker keys can be checked in and out at the circulation desk when the library opens and closes.
- Lockers may only be used by valid library members with user privileges.
- All locker keys shall be checked in when the library closes for the day.
- Fines: 5 L.E maximum fine for late return of a book, 100 L.E for a lost key
- If a key is not returned after two days, it will be considered lost and the student billed for 100 L.E, the lock will be cut open and replaced and any contents in the locker will be sent to “lost and found”.
- The Library is not responsible for any personal items left in the lockers. If you leave valuables in the lockers you do so at your own risk.